10 Tips for Finding Scholarships

Hoping for tuition assistance? We’ve done some of the legwork for you. Try these tips for finding and securing scholarships. more »

Aug 22, 2014 financial aid

Easter Shore Escape

You could spend a month exploring everything South Alabama’s “Eastern Shore” area has to offer — bay breezes, fab food, shopping, history and more — but for a weekend escape, here are a few can’t-miss highlights for you and your family. more »

Aug 22, 2014 college tours

Easy Does It: Easy Weekday Meals

Deciding what to fix for dinner every night (and then actually making it) can be a major chore. It needs to be easy and quick; it needs to be economical; it has to be delicious. Try these easy weeknight dinner recipes that hit all three marks. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Life Skills

Get Ready To Go

Choosing the right college and finding a way to pay for it requires putting your thinking cap on years before graduation. This grade-by-grade college-prep checklist will help you and your student start the search, stay on track and cross the finish l more »

Aug 21, 2014 test prep

Reading and English Tips

Is your teen struggling with the Reading and English section of the ACT? Use these time-tested tips to help bump up your scores on these sections of the ACT. more »

Apr 17, 2014 test prep

Rest, Train, Play

If you think pushing your student athlete to play his or her chosen sport as often as possible is the best way to help them reach their potential, think again. more »

Jul 7, 2014 teen health

Roommate 101

A roommate can be a blessing or a curse. Find a good one, and you’ve probably made a friend for life. Get stuck with a bad one, and it could ruin your time at college and even affect your GPA. But, it’s not just about the other person.. more »

Jul 7, 2014

Dorm Room Cooking

It’s 6:30, and you’re really hungry. No problem! Mom (or dad) should be calling you to the dinner table to enjoy a yummy, healthy meal any minute now. But wait. You’re not at home. You’re off at college. So what’s for dinner now? more »

Jul 7, 2014 the college view

Hazing: More Than a Harmless Prank

Hazing is dangerous. It’s not just boys being boys, or girls being catty. It’s led to serious physical harm and even death, and it’s an issue many teens face before they ever get to college.. more »

Jul 7, 2014 the college view

Countdown to Car Keys

One of the most exciting perks of becoming a teenager is gaining the freedom to drive, but with that freedom comes a lot of responsibility. Use our age-appropriate checklist to make sure you and your teen are on the right track more »

Mar 21, 2014 driving 101

  • What I Know Now: LaToya Michelle Brown

    Since she was a child, LaToya has had the desire to watch over others. She has been shepherding young women as a mentor, and even wrote a book aimed at guiding them safely through the pressures and stressors of dating. But she’s also got a strong... more »

    Aug 20, 2014 What I Know Now

  • What I Know Now: Nathan Pearce

    Nathan Pearce has been selling for as long as he can remember. At 12 years old, he was hawking equipment and estates to large crowds working as an auctioneer for his dad’s auction company. more »

    Aug 19, 2014 What I Know Now

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